Things you want to know about commas

Things you want to know about commas

So small, the humble comma, and surely so simple. Everyone can work out when to use a comma, can’t they? Well, for those who aren’t sure, here are some tips. For starters, commas are used to separate things like names, quotations or questions from the rest of a...
The Invention Of Mother’s Day

The Invention Of Mother’s Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day in the UK (not in the US, but we’ll get to that). And for punctuation pedants, this holiday comes with a built-in struggle to deploy a possessive apostrophe correctly. Mother’s Day? (Hmm, sounds right.) Mothers’ Day? (Also sounds right.)...